Vietnam Veterans of America et al v. Central Intelligence Agency et al

Filing 186

STIPULATION AND ORDER re 181 Stipulation, filed by Eric P. Muth, Larry Meirow, Eric H. Holder, Jr., Swords to Plowshares: Veterans Rights Organization, David C. Dufrane, Central Intelligence Agency, Franklin D. Rochelle, Bruce Price, Vietnam Veterans of America, Robert M. Gates, William Blazinski, Tim Michael Josephs. Signed by Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte on December 6, 2010. (edllc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/6/2010)

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Vietnam Veterans of America et al v. Central Intelligence Agency et al Doc. 186 Case4:09-cv-00037-CW Document181 Filed11/24/10 Page1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 GORDON P. ERSPAMER (CA SBN 83364) GErspamer@mofo.com TIMOTHY W. BLAKELY (CA SBN 242178) TBlakely@mofo.com STACEY M. SPRENKEL (CA SBN 241689) SSprenkel@mofo.com DANIEL J. VECCHIO (CA SBN 253122) DVecchio@mofo.com DIANA LUO (CA SBN 233712) DLuo@mofo.com MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP 425 Market Street San Francisco, California 94105-2482 Telephone: 415.268.7000 Facsimile: 415.268.7522 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Vietnam Veterans of America; Swords to Plowshares: Veterans Rights Organization; Bruce Price; Franklin D. Rochelle; Larry Meirow; Eric P. Muth; David C. Dufrane; Tim Michael Josephs; and William Blazinski UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, OAKLAND DIVISION VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Case No. CV 09-0037-CW 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER Case No. CV 09-0037-CW sf-2923974 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, et al., Defendants. STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER ENLARGING TIME FOR SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL Complaint filed January 7, 2009 Dockets.Justia.com Case4:09-cv-00037-CW Document181 Filed11/24/10 Page2 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Pursuant to Civil Local Rules 6-2 and 7-12, the parties hereby respectfully stipulate, subject to the Court's consideration and approval, as follows: 1. On October 29, 2010, the Court ordered that "Plaintiffs shall provide to Defendants a written proposal regarding notice, secrecy oath and principles for provision of health care and adjudication, no later than thirty days from today." (Doc. 174.); 2. Pursuant to the Court's October 29, 2010 Order, Plaintiffs' settlement proposal is currently due on November 29, 2010.1 (See Declaration of Timothy W. Blakely in Support of Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Enlarging Time for Settlement Proposal ("Blakely Decl."), 2.) 3. The current deadline falls immediately after the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, and the individual and organizational Plaintiffs need additional time to confer regarding the settlement proposal. (Id. at 3.) 4. Plaintiffs request fourteen (14) additional days to provide Defendants with a written proposal regarding notice, secrecy oath and principles for provision of health care and adjudication. (Id. at 3.) 5. On November 22, 2010 counsel for Plaintiffs and Defendants met and conferred by telephone regarding a proposed extension to the current schedule. (Id. at 4.) 6. The parties agree to a brief fourteen-day extension of the November 29, 2010 deadline so that Plaintiffs may have until December 13, 2010 to provide Defendants a written proposal regarding notice, secrecy oath and principles for provision of health care and adjudication. (Id. 5.) 7. This agreed-upon extension of the schedule for the parties' settlement- related exchange is not submitted for the purpose of delay. The stipulated continuance reflects the parties' good-faith and reasonable attempt to accommodate Plaintiffs' request for additional time in light of the holiday. (Id. at 6.) The due date set by the Court's Order would fall on Sunday, November 28, 2010. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6, that deadline would be continued until the end of the next business day, Monday, November 29, 2010. 1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER Case No. CV 09-0037-CW sf-2923974 Case4:09-cv-00037-CW Document181 Filed11/24/10 Page3 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO STIPULATED. Dated: November 24, 2010 GORDON P. ERSPAMER TIMOTHY W. BLAKELY STACEY M. SPRENKEL DANIEL J. VECCHIO DIANA LUO MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP By: /s/ TIMOTHY W. BLAKELY Timothy W. Blakely [tblakely@mofo.com] Attorneys for Plaintiffs Dated: November 24, 2010 IAN GERSHENGORN Deputy Assistant Attorney General JOSEPH P. RUSSONIELLO United States Attorney VINCENT M. GARVEY Deputy Branch Director JOSHUA E. GARDNER Trial Attorney KIMBERLY L. HERB Trial Attorney UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CIVIL DIVISION FEDERAL PROGRAMS BRANCH By: /s/ JOSHUA E. GARDNER Joshua E. Gardner [joshua.e.gardner@usdoj.gov] Attorneys for Defendants STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER Case No. CV 09-0037-CW sf-2923974 Case4:09-cv-00037-CW Document181 Filed11/24/10 Page4 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER Case No. CV 09-0037-CW sf-2923974 [PROPOSED] ORDER PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. December 6, 2010 Dated:______________________ The Honorable Elizabeth D. Laporte Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of California Case4:09-cv-00037-CW Document181 Filed11/24/10 Page5 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 GENERAL ORDER 45 ATTESTATION I, Timothy W. Blakely, am the ECF User filing this Stipulation Regarding Confidential Settlement Discussions. In compliance with General Order 45, X.B., I hereby attest that Joshua E. Gardner has concurred in this filing. Dated: November 24, 2010 /s/ TIMOTHY W. BLAKELY Timothy W. Blakely Attorneys for Plaintiffs STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER Case No. CV 09-0037-CW sf-2923974

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